Hungarians set to reject migrant quotas in boon for PM Orban

October 2, 2016 4:45 AM

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Hungarians set to reject migrant quotas in boon for PM Orban

An overwhelming majority of Hungarians are expected to reject the European Union's migrant quotas in a referendum on Sunday, which should boost Prime Minister Viktor Orban's standing at home and embolden him in his battles with Brussels.

Orban, who has been in power since 2010, is among the toughest opponents of immigration in the EU, and over the past year he has sealed Hungary's southern borders with a razor-wire fence and thousands of army and police border patrols.

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